Monthly Archives: July 2010

Audience

To whom does a poet address his work?  Perhaps the more essential question is: to whom ought a poet address his work?  The literary critic must be considered first, even in a love poem, above all others.  When the poet … Continue reading

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A Simple Neophyte

Mr Keats is a copyist of Mr Hunt; but he is more unintelligible, almost as rugged, twice as diffuse, and ten times more tiresome and absurd than his prototype, who, though he impudently presumed to seat himself in the chair … Continue reading

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